A statistical look at the AP national champions since 2000.
Offensive categories are yards per rush, pass attempt and play and scoring average. Defensive categories are yards allowed per rush, pass attempt and play and scoring average allowed. Also, turnover margin. Includes national ranking for each category.
Offense
Rushing Passing Total Scoring
Year Team Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
2008 Florida 5.94 3 9.10 10 7.13 3 43.65 4
2007 LSU 4.90 17 7.14 27 5.84 28 38.60 11
2006 Florida 4.71 20 8.28 15 6.34 11 29.70 14
2005 Texas 5.91 2 9.18 3 7.07 2 50.00 1
2004 USC 4.68 22 8.21 13 6.33 6 38.15 6
2003 USC 4.45 27 8.58 10 6.49 6 41.08 5
2002 Ohio St. 4.26 42 8.66 5 5.61 26 29.29 41
2001 Miami 5.33 7 8.09 21 6.57 6 43.18 3
2000 Oklahoma 3.94 45 7.86 16 5.99 12 39.00 7
Defense
Rushing Passing Total Scoring Turnover
Year Team Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
2008 Florida 3.35 19 5.52 5 4.46 10 12.9 4 1.57 2
U 3.20 19 5.67 9 4.42 4 19.0 19 1.43 2
2006 Florida 2.74 6 5.59 4 4.32 6 13.5 6 0.36 37
2005 Texas 3.69 40 5.13 1 4.39 9 16.4 8 0.54 27
2004 USC 2.62 2 5.60 7 4.27 5 13.0 3 1.46 1
2003 USC 1.84 1 6.33 26 4.41 12 18.4 17 1.54 2
2002 Ohio St. 2.60 7 6.23 32 4.66 24 13.1 2 0.93 18
2001 Miami 3.12 20 5.24 4 3.93 4 9.4 1 2.36 1
2000 Oklahoma 3.15 24 5.16 2 4.14 7 16.0 7 0.50 30

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